Redmi 8A Dual budget phone launched in India

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Xiaomi’s Redmi brand has launched its latest budget smartphone in India called Redmi 8A Dual. It has Fingerprint resistant Aura XGrip design and comes with P2i splash resistant coating.

While there is no fingerprint sensor, the mobile does support AI Face unlock. It has dedicated Dual Nano SIM slots and MicroSD card slot. The device boots on Android 9 Pie based MIUI 11.

The Redmi 8A Dual Specs include 6.22-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution at comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. Inside is octa-core Snapdragon 439 SoC.

It has an 8MP front camera for selfies while the back side is a combination of 13MP and 2MP shooters. A 5000mAh battery powers the hardware. It should last for couple of days on mixed usage.

The Redmi 8A Dual variants include 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM options, coupled with 32GB of internal memory. It is further expandable up to 512GB using MicroSD card.

Redmi 8A Dual Specifications

  • Dimensions: 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 188 grams
  • Water Resistant: Splash Resistant P2i Coating
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie based MIUI 11
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Biometrics: AI Face unlock
  • Display: 6.22-inch In-Cell 2.5D glass LCD display with rounded corners, 1520 x 720 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, 270ppi pixel density, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 70.8% NTSC color gamut, multi-touch support, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Chipset: Octa-Core Snapdragon 439 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM: 2GB / 3GB
  • Storage: 32GB built-in, expandable up to 512GB using MicroSD card
  • Front camera: 8MP with F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12um pixel size
  • Rear cameras: 13MP (F/2.2, 1.12um pixels, 5P lens) + 2MP (Depth, F/2.4, 1.75um pixels, 3P lens) dual rear cameras with LED Flash, 1080p video at 30fps
  • Battery: 5000mAh (typical) Li-Polymer with 18W fast charging support (5V/2A charger included)
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, VoWiFi, Wi-Fi display, Bluetooth V4.2, USB type-C, GPS/GLONASS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Sensors: Ambient Light, Proximity, Accelerometer, e-Compass
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The Redmi 8A Dual 2GB RAM variant price is Rs. 6499 while the Redmi 8A Dual 3GB RAM version costs Rs. 6999. It comes in Sky White, Sea Blue and Midnight Grey colors. You can buy this smartphone at, and Mi Home stores starting February 18th.